I have been asked why I am still publishing goal banks based on the Common Core Curriculum and I am going to answer that question. Plus, I am going to give you a good idea of where the common core curriculum is at today. To be quite frank, although they were proclaimed "dead" by Betsy … Continue reading Although Proclaimed “Dead” By Betsy Devos, Here’s Why The Common Core Lives On
Tag: educational reform
Awesome Teachers Focus On One Aspect Of Their Job To Advocate For (GMTT – #10)
Teachers are upset. They are displeased with their work conditions. Here are details from recent strikes: Chicago, West Virginia, or California. The teacher profession is under attack. Teachers are mandated to teach very specific curriculum, expected to produce nearly impossible results, take all of the heat from a struggling system, and then are paid like … Continue reading Awesome Teachers Focus On One Aspect Of Their Job To Advocate For (GMTT – #10)
Should The United States Adopt Finland’s Play Based Kindergarten Method?
Finland has become famous for their play based learning for kindergarten aged children. This has turned heads because academically, Finland always ranks high on their test performance. And since the United States continues to place high importance on eradicating poverty through our education system, and simultaneously working to ensure our future workforce is the best in the world, the US is searching for the best methods of teaching our students.
5 Companies Who Help Educators Start Their Own Businesses
After deciding to leave the traditional education setting, I was very interested in education business to business companies. Or in other words, companies that helped educators create their own education start up. Some these business options were very promising and looked like a great fit for any teacher who is looking to become their own … Continue reading 5 Companies Who Help Educators Start Their Own Businesses
Research Review: What is a Learning Disability and What Does it Look Like? Part 2 (Facts vs. Myths)
This article is based on my knowledge as a licensed and experienced special education teacher and from the National Center of Learning Disabilities. Back in 2014, the center published an article called "The State of Learning Disabilities." Within, they published some alarming information about how many adults perceive learning disabilities. Here is How Our Nation … Continue reading Research Review: What is a Learning Disability and What Does it Look Like? Part 2 (Facts vs. Myths)